Rare phenotypes in domestic animals: unique resources for multiple applications.

@article{Leroy2016RarePI,
  title={Rare phenotypes in domestic animals: unique resources for multiple applications.},
  author={G Leroy and B. Besbes and Paul J. Boettcher and Irene Hoffmann and Aur{\'e}lien Capitan and Roswitha Baumung},
  journal={Animal genetics},
  year={2016},
  volume={47 2},
  pages={141-53}
}
Preservation of specific and inheritable phenotypes of current or potential future importance is one of the main purposes of conservation of animal genetic resources. In this review, we investigate the issues behind the characterisation, utilisation and conservation of rare phenotypes, considering their multiple paths of relevance, variable levels of… CONTINUE READING